Daily Archives: June 21, 2012

An American Foreign Legion

[Translate] Gee, why should have the French have all the fun? By that, I mean the French Foreign legion, the venerable French Army unit, exclusively created for foreign nationals willing to serve in the French Armed Forces, which is an … Continue reading

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ACADEMI Announces Gen. Jack Keane as Strategic Advisor

[Translate] USTC HOLDINGS LLC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ACADEMI Announces Gen. Jack Keane as Strategic Advisor Retired four-star general to provide counsel on company business development and strategic initiatives June 21, 2012 – Arlington, Va. – ACADEMI, a leading, privately held training … Continue reading

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US to audit Afghan practice of taxing those helping rebuild the country

[Translate] US to audit Afghan practice of taxing those helping rebuild the country By Associated Press WASHINGTON — A government watchdog is looking into Afghanistan’s practice of taxing U.S. companies involved in America’s multibillion-dollar effort to rebuild the war-torn nation. … Continue reading

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Lawmakers laud DOD audit of Afghan taxes on US aid

[Translate] Lawmakers laud DOD audit of Afghan taxes on US aid By Carlo Munoz – 06/20/12 01:05 PM ET The Defense Department’s top investigator overseeing Afghanistan reconstruction is looking into how and why Kabul has been taxing American companies supporting … Continue reading

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US probes Afghan tax on companies doing rebuilding

[Translate] US probes Afghan tax on companies doing rebuilding By Pauline Jelinek Associated Press / June 20, 2012 WASHINGTON—A government watchdog is looking into Afghanistan’s practice of taxing U.S. companies involved in America’s multibillion-dollar effort to rebuild the war-torn nation. … Continue reading

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